Chic and sophisticated San Sebastian is an especially ideal place to discover new trends and hidden gems.
From locally designed clothes to quirky home decor, there’s no shortage of places to discover while boutique shopping in San Sebastian. In fact, there are dozens of incredible little shops tucked away in its streets, just waiting to be discovered! From the Old Town to Gros and more, boutique shopping in San Sebastian can be a fun way to support local businesses as well as discovering the latest from major international brands. Here are our picks for the best shops!
A one-of-a-kind “shopping workshop” in Gros, LaCentral installed itself in what used to be used as a space for pop-up markets. Today, the space retains a sort of industrial vibe, but has been brightened up into one of the best spots for boutique shopping in San Sebastian. Work from up-and-coming local designers stands proudly beside that of more prominent European artists. It also houses a workshop space where talented designers can put their creativity to work.
Address: Kale Berria, 5
As one of the most fashionable shops in town, Noventa Grados is a must for any style lover. As the reference for boutique shopping in San Sebastian, this unique concept shop was one of the first of its kind in the city. The gorgeous, bright space houses designs from some of the most exclusive international designers and brands. In addition to one of the city’s foremost collections of designer clothes, they also sell beautiful jewelry, books, beauty supplies and more.
Address: Kale Nagusia, 3
Clean, Nordic minimalism meets vintage glam at Valentina. Here, you’re sure to find a special something that will give your home a beautiful touch. Their decor products often features textile from local designers, and each is more lovely than the last. Head down to the basement to check out their exclusive collection of locally made furniture if you’re planning to take your redecorating to the next level. Every object in the store is meticulously handpicked to reflect their high standards of quality.
Address: Bergara Kalea, 18
If you’re looking for locals’ best-kept secret when it comes to boutique shopping in San Sebastian, Apartamento 14 is what you’re after. The centrally located shop features Spanish designs with a touch of French flair—a nod to the region’s international neighbor. Many of the lovely designs here can take you from sightseeing to going out at night without needing to change. It’s no wonder why fashion-minded locals hold this gorgeous boutique in such high regard.
Address: Legazpi Kalea, 1
The Munoa family loves their city, and it shows in their beautiful handcrafted jewelry. Their shop has been going strong since 1935 and is a reference point for jewelry lovers all over the Basque Country. At Joyería Munoa, you can pick up an especially one-of-a-kind souvenir that will always remind you of your time in San Sebastian. From their most popular design—a necklace featuring the distinct shape of La Concha Bay—to hidden gems, this is where to go boutique shopping in San Sebastian if you want something you’ll treasure forever.
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Life is too short to speak one language and stay in one place. In 2015, this philosophy took her from familiar Ohio to sunny southern Spain. Usually drinking tinto de verano, reading Lorca, or attempting to dance flamenco (not all at once). Follow her blog, Viatic Couture, for more.